Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners

Application Process for Medical Certification

Applicant History - Item 18. Medical History: b. Dizziness or fainting spells

The applicant should describe characteristics of the episode; e.g., spinning or lightheadedness, frequency, factors leading up to and surrounding the episode, associated neurologic symptoms; e.g., headache, nausea, LOC, or paresthesias. Include diagnostic workup and treatment if any. (See Items 25-30; and Item 46).

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